Martin Jensen ★★★★
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
James Marsh ★★★½
A long-gestating passion project for director and co-screenwriter Martin Scorsese, this adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s 1966 novel about Jesuit priests in 17th century Japan is finally arriving on the big…
Mike D'Angelo ★★★½ 4
[Originally written as part of my second dispatch from Cannes '15 for The Dissolve. Opening sentence refers to Radu Muntean's One Floor Below. Also, I wasn't yet aware when…
Kenji Fujishima ★★★½
I interviewed the great Hou Hsiao-hsien mostly about his new film, The Assassin, for Movie Mezzanine here.
One thing I didn't tell him during our brief conversation, however, was that…
Sam Inglis ★★★½ 1
While beautiful, hard hitting and often beguiling, Mizoguchi's tale of two men (brothers in law) who abandon their responsibilities and their families during a time of civil war can feel…